|My Life and Work - Henry Ford|
LibriVox recording of My Life and Work, by Henry Ford. Read by LivelyHive. Henry Ford profiles the events that shaped his personal philosophy, and the challenges he overcame on the road to founding the Ford Motor Company. Throughout his memoir, he stresses the importance of tangible service and physical production over relative value as judged by profits and money. He measures the worth of a business or government by the service it provides to all, not the profits in dollars it accumulates...
Keywords: Memoir; autobiography; Librivox; audiobook; US; Detroit; car industry
Downloads: 19,718 (1 review)
|At the Time Appointed - Anna Maynard Barbour|
Librivox recording of At the Time Appointed by Anna Maynard Barbour. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. "Those who remember that excellent detective story, That Mainwaring Affair will expect to find plenty of mystery and exciting incidents in A. Maynard Barbour's latest novel, called At the Time Appointed, and they will realize their expectations.The author has a certain way of forecasting events and making people utter prophetic words, all bound to find their fulfillment somewhere before the last cha...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; mystery; fiction
Downloads: 18,262 (2 reviews)
|The Pretty Lady - Arnold Bennett|
LibriVox recording of The Pretty Lady, by Arnold Bennett. Read by Simon Evers. ‘The Pretty Lady’ is considered to be one of Bennett's most revealing and under-rated works. It is the story of a French prostitute, Christine, who has escaped from wartime Ostend, and set herself up in business in London. Though a refugee, she demands no pity; she is self-sufficient, practical and realistic. Christine is not a harpy preying on innocent soldiers, but a canny businesswoman, doing the best she can w...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; WWI; England; London
Downloads: 3,273 (2 reviews)
|The Seventh Man - Max Brand|
LibriVox recording of The Seventh Man, by Max Brand. The Seventh Man by Max Brand, tells part of the story of the larger-than-life western character, Dan Barry, known as “Whistling Dan,” and his alter-ego companions, Black Bart, the wolf-dog, and Satan, the indomitable black stallion. It’s also the story of Kate Cumberland and the incredible five-year-old daughter of Kate and Dan, Joan. We first see Dan as a gentle, caring man with a deep sense of fairness...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; audio book; novel; fiction; western; max brand; dan barry
Downloads: 24,624 (4 reviews)
|The Brand of Silence - A Detective Story - Harrington Strong|
LibriVox recording of The Brand of Silence – A Detective Story by Harrington Strong. Read by Roger Melin. Harrington Strong was a pseudonym used by author Johnston McCulley, creator of the character Zorro and many others. The Brand of Silence – A Detective Story finds Sidney Prale returning to New York after ten years during which he sought his fortune. But he finds New York a very changed place, and even more distressing, he finds that his old friends are now turning their backs on him, his...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; mystery; detective; retribution; New York
Downloads: 30,551 (5 reviews)